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  • Posted: Dec 3, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 16, 2022
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    At Novo Nordisk, we are driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions. Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: haemophilia, gr...
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    Medical Affairs Manager

    The Position

    As a Medical Affairs Manager, you will be responsible to manage the medical affairs function for Middle Africa in support of business opportunities and strategic medical objectives taking into account short, medium, and long-term business needs.

    Establishing leadership in diabetes and access to Novo Nordisk (NN) products in Middle Africa through providing quality medical and scientific support to clinicians (mainly influencers), other healthcare professionals (HCPs - nurses, pharmacists, etc.) and colleagues

    • Scientific support for marketed products and development projects within diabetes (iCARE / access initiatives). Productive relationships with key stakeholders and relevant institutions/organizations to achieve competitive advantage and market leadership within the diabetes
    • Training and educational activities for clinicians and other HCPs working with diabetes in Middle Africa. Executing sales training internally
    • Clinician-generated local publications in diabetes (incl. RWD initiatives) Driving or assisting national and affiliate advisory boards. Support initiation of and perform follow-up on locally Investigator Initiated Studies
    • Accelerate the digital footprint and integration for medical affairs in Middle Africa.
    • Execution of innovative medical affairs projects to drive access in Middle Africa
    • Planning and executing product pre-launches, launches and post-launches support.


    • You have a bachelor’s degree in Medicine. You are a Medical Doctor with a minimum of 3 - 5 years of working experience in clinical practice, preferably in Endocrinology or Internal Medicine in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
    • Also, you have knowledge of healthcare systems in the region. Experience in dealing with HCPs and developing their competencies. Good business understanding (preferably previous pharma industry experience. You have an excellent command of both written and spoken English and have a relevant business background. Having proven experience creating targeted content is advantageous. A Master’s degree in Public Health, Business Administration, or Health Economics will be a plus.
    • You have strong stakeholder engagement, communication, and presentation skills, can provide recommendations despite uncertainty and pressure, and are able to handle and simplify complexity while focusing on the bigger picture.
    • You are a team player, but at the same time possess independent drive, and have a can-do mindset. Good at translating medical/scientific insights to business opportunities/implications.
    • Proven success in strong leadership and interpersonal skills and a structured and transparent way of working. Ability to manage complex tasks/processes and organizational issues
    • Experience and willingness to work in an international matrix organization. Ability and willingness to quickly adjust to new situations in a continuously developing environment. Excellent cross-functional collaboration during the execution of responsibilities
    • Problem-solving and analytical skills to evaluate knowledge capacity gaps and design tools and methodologies to bridge the gaps

    Method of Application

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